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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Surveying Jobs
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
expat incentives and benefits package
Job Ref:

(Position is based in the town of Fungurume)

Under general supervision, supervises, coordinates, oversees and/or preforms detailed field surveys and controls the safe and efficient operation of the TFM Surveying department

Essential Functions:

  • Assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of the staff within the TFM surveying department
  • Supervises the performance of complex site surveys and oversees the activities of field survey crews in performing site surveys.Maintains accurate notes, records and sketches to describe and certify work performed
  • Implements production plans according to approved schedule
  • May participate in the full range of daily operational duties, performing the most difficult
  • Conducts performance evaluations on subordinate staff
  • Prepares estimates of the staffing, materials, and equipment requirements for projected work activities
  • Maintains an inventory of parts and materials.Approves purchases of materials and equipment; maintains time, materials and equipment use reports.Requisitions tools, supplies, materials and equipment
  • Trains staff in methods and procedures for conducing assigned surveys and safety procedures
  • Presents or oversees the presentation of findings to engineering and/or operational personnel
  • Perform other duties as required


  • High School diploma or GED and five years of related operational experience, including supervisory or lead experience with 3 years of surveying experience relevant to the assignment
  • Advanced training or education in surveying, mapping or a related field
  • Position involves work to be predominantly executed in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Resources can be limited, so the candidate must be a self-starter, have good personal organization skills for managing activities across multiple sites and in challenging circumstances
  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards
COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)
Benefits: Begin first day of employment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Ex-Pat incentives
COSCO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Nearest Major City

Congo, the Democratic Republic of


Supervisor, Surveying – TFM

Primary Location

Congo, The Democratic Republic ofTenke Fungurume

Requisition ID


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